Fiona Maclachlan, PHD

Fiona Maclachlan, PHD


Department : Economics - Finance

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Phone : 718-862-7466

Office : DLS 421


PHD, New York University
MA, Rutgers University

Publications & Professional Activities

  • “Long-run and short-run cost curves,” & “Markowitz Mean Variance Diagram,”  in Famous Figures and Diagrams edited by Mark Blaug and Peter Lloyd, Edward Elgar, 2010.
  •  “Random Division and the Size Distribution of Business Firms,”  Complex Systems, 18-2, 2009.
  • “Interactive Economic Models from the Wolfram Demonstrations Project” with W. J. Bolte and Seth Chandler, Journal of Economic Education, 40-1, 2009.
  • “The  Beaman Distribution: A New Descriptive Model for the Size Distribution of Incomes,” Journal of Income Distribution, 17: 1, March 2008.
  • “J.A. Hobson and the Economists,” Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, 25:2, Winter 2002-2003.

Other Intellectual Contributions:

  • “Independent Agents versus Central Banks: Endogenous Money and the Struggle for Control over Credit” with G. Nowell, at ICAPE Third International Research Conference, University of Massachusetts Amherst, November 11-13, 2011.
  • Contributions to Wolfram Demonstrations Project
  • "The Distribution of Market Shares in Monopolistically Competitive Markets", NKS 2007 WolframScience Conference, Burlington, VT, July 15, 2007.
  • “Investigating Power Laws with Mathematica, ” Proceedings, Wolfram Technology Conference, Champaign, IL, 2006.
  • “Mathematica Applications for Introductory Finance Courses”, Proceedings, Wolfram Technology Conference, Champaign, IL, October 2005.
  • “J. A. Hobson,” in D. Rutherford, ed., Biographical Dictionary of British Economists, Bristol, UK: Thoemmes Continuum, 2004.
  • “Notes on the Liquidity Trap,” International Studies Association, Montreal, Canada, March 2004. .
  • “Max Weber and the State Theory of Money,” International Studies Association, Portland Oregon, March 2003.

Courses Taught/Teaching

ECON 201      Principles and Policies I: Macroeconomics
ECON 202      Principles and Policies II: Microeconomics
ECON 227      Business Statistics
ECON 301      Intermediate Price Analysis
ECON 302      Intermediate Macroeconomics
ECON 305      Money and Banking
FIN 302      Principles of Business Finance II

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